Bio: Dep. Rhoden was born in Norwood, Massachusetts.
Fatal Incident Summary
Sun. Apr. 26, 2020
Deputy Sheriff John Rhoden was struck and killed by a vehicle while attempting to deploy spike strips during a vehicle pursuit of a stolen car.
The pursuit had started in Williamson County and proceeded into Bell County along I-35 at about 1:40 am. Deputy Rhoden was preparing to deploy the spike strips near Exit 294 when he was struck by a tractor trailer,unrelated to pursuit.